CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.— Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said Thursday that the popular "Minecraft" video game is a good example of how to prepare young people for the new economy. The Florida senator visited the Lamp Post Group, a startup incubator in Chattanooga, to discuss his plans for promoting innovation. Chattanooga promotes itself as the Gig...» Read More
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CNBC's Kate Rogers takes a look at what makes Austin the ideal place for entrepreneurs.
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Aug 26- HotChalk, an educational technology startup, is in talks to raise at least $75 million from private investors, valuing the company at roughly $500 million to $800 million, according to people familiar with the matter. The company, which helps universities and colleges create online degree programs, has hired Citigroup Inc to assist with the fundraising,...
Aug 26- HotChalk, an educational technology startup, is in talks to raise at least $75 million from private investors, valuing the company at roughly $500 million to $800 million, according to people familiar with the matter. The company, which helps universities and colleges create online degree programs, has hired CitiGroup Inc to assist with the fundraising,...
Will recent stock market volatility close the IPO window for start-ups?
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Snapchat may be the best-known Los Angeles-based start-up, but there are many young LA companies that are start-up stars in the making.
Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO, and Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, discuss valuations among tech startups.
Andy Murray just invested in three start-ups on Seedrs. CNBC talks to some of the other people involved.
Thirty-four startups that have gone bust so far this year and more are on the verge, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Aug 20- ZocDoc, which helps users book doctor appointments online, said on Thursday it raised $130 million in funding, valuing the U.S. digital healthcare company at $1.8 billion. The funding was led by Baillie Gifford and Atomico, with participation from existing investor Founders Fund. The New York- based startup also helps patients find in-network...
Aug 20- U.S. digital health startup Grand Rounds, which connects patients with medical experts mainly for a second opinion, said it had raised $55 million in new capital. The company, whose customers include Comcast Corp, Costco Wholesale Corp and Evernote, said on Thursday it would use the funds to expand its technology, care team and analytics platform.
One start-up is looking to handle your luggage from your door to the airport without you having to lift a finger.
Indian business giant Tata is investing up to $100 million in ride hailing app Uber as it plans to develop new products and services in India.